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Mar
27

What to know during the externship process.

Have some questions about your upcoming externships? American College of Healthcare is here to help. We talked to career services to clear up some possible questions. Who should students get into contact with before they start their externships? You should be getting into contact with your career services representative. You can contact Lisa for Veterinary, […]

By Patrick Shearer | Healthcare Careers
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Mar
22

Medical Billing and Coding interview.

Medical Billing and Coding is one of the most unique programs in the medical field. We took some time to sit down and speak to American College of Healthcare’s MBC instructor to answer a few questions about the program. What is a student going to learn in class that they won’t expect? “I think the […]

By Patrick Shearer | Uncategorized
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Mar
13

Surgical Technology instructor interview.

Sitting down with American College of Healthcare’s Surgical Technology professor and department head Mirwais Khoram we asked a few questions about the program. Our Surgical Technology program is a 16-month program at our Riverside and Huntington Park locations. What got you into teaching?  “Always wanted to help others since I was at University since I […]

By Patrick Shearer | Uncategorized
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Feb
15

Veterinary Assistant instructor interview.

We sat down with the Veterinary Assistant teacher here at the American College of Healthcare to better understand our program. Our program is an 8-month program at the Riverside and Huntington Park locations of the school where you will learn in the classroom as well as the lab by taking vital signs, administering medication, surgery […]

By Patrick Shearer | Veterinary Assistant
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Jan
25

Ways to balance school and work together.

Being a student is hard work and it takes a lot your time if you want to be successful. Working as well as going to school can make both of these things even more stressful than they already are. Working and going to school is a reality for most college students, and managing your time […]

By Patrick Shearer | General
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Jan
23

How to take better notes

  Taking notes is one of the most important parts of your college career. Here are some tips that will make your note-taking more effective.   Organize everything- If you are going to write your notes in the same notebook for multiple subjects and modules when the notes are completed, hole punch them and organize […]

By Patrick Shearer | School Tips
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Jan
05

New year, make yourself a new you.

With the New Year starting off all of us are trying to become better versions of ourselves. Why not make yourself better with a certificate from the American College of Healthcare? Here are some of the benefits that will come with your time and certificate from the American College of Healthcare. Small classrooms. Unlike community […]

By Patrick Shearer | General
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Dec
16

The Great Benefits of Becoming a Medical Assistant

Medical assistants have been a critical part of the thriving healthcare industry since the formal establishment of medical assisting in the 1950’s. Becoming a medical assistant is a great path for those who are looking for a career in medicine. The need for qualified individuals in this field is great as doctors and nurses must […]

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Dec
09

Pharmacy Technicians: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Pharmacy technicians typically work under the direction of a licensed pharmacist. Duties may include dispensing medication and providing information about these medications to customers, taking verbal prescriptions and doctor calls, filling medication and expense orders, handling expired credits and returns, and non-licensed pharmacy management. Pharmacy technicians typically work behind a pharmacy counter at a drugstore, […]

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Dec
02

Prescription for a Healthy Future: Medical Coders are in Demand

Due to an extreme lack of medical coders, now is the perfect time to take the necessary steps to enter this career field. The shortage is being driven by the federal adoption of the new coding standard ICD-10. That standard was adopted a year ago, and the demand is still unprecedented. Why this job is […]

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